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APRIL, 2021 - ON-LINE CATALOGUE A56

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CATALOGUE A56 April 2021: ITEMS NO 601 – 644

601 CZ MODEL 85 S/AUTO PISTOL: 9mm Luger; 10 shot mag; 121mm (7.75") barrel; g. bore; standard sights; alloy frame; steel slide with Cal markings & MODEL 85; frame has MADE IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA; g. profiles & clear markings; grey finish to slide; vg black painted finish to frame; fitted with sure-grip Pachmayr grips; comes with 4 spare mags & leather Hellweg holster; gwo & cond. #00589 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $450 – 550
602 COLT PYTHON C/F REVOLVER: 357 Magnum; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4") barrel; g. bore; standard sights; address to lhs of barrel; Cal markings to lhs of frame; g profiles & clear markings; 85% original blue finish remains with most losses to muzzle & lhs of barrel; g. plain Colt walnut grips; gwo & cond. C.1955 #665273 L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
603 SMITH & WESSON MOD 460 HUNTER STAINLESS STEEL C/F REVOLVER: 460 S&W Magnum; 5 shot fluted cylinder; 305mm (12") barrel with interchangeable muzzle compensator; g. bore; standard rear sight; lhs of barrel marked PERFORMANCE CENTRE; S&W Trade mark within a circle & marked PERFORMANCE CENTRE to lhs of frame; S&W address to rhs of frame; fitted with a Leupold VX-3 S.5x32mm hand gun scope; forend with a folding bi-pod; sharp profiles & clear markings; gwo & exc cond. Comes with S&W Performance Centre carry bag. #CRX6387 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $2300 – 3000
604 SMITH & WESSON MOD 19-3 COMBAT MAGNUM REVOLVER: 357 Mag; 6 shot cylinder; 150mm (5 7/8") barrel; g. bore; standard sights, Cal markings & S&W address; Trade mark to rhs of frame; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 95% original blue finish; fitted with hard rubber grips; comes with 6 speed loaders; gwo & cond. #7K77973 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
605 STURM RUGER VAQUER STAINLESS STEEL REVOLVER: 44-40; 6 shot cylinder; 140mm (5½") barrel; vg bore; standard sights, barrel address & frame markings; g. profiles & clear markings; vg polished finish with a few minor marks; vg Ruger wooden grips; gwo & vg cond. #56-25159 Post 47 L/R Catalogue A56 $450 – 550
606 ASTRA 357 D/ACTION REVOLVER: 357 Mag; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 76mm (3") barrel; g. bore; standard sights & markings; retaining 98% original blacked finish with colours to hammer & trigger; vg Pachmayr rubber grips; gwo & vg cond. In original Astra shipping box. #R232930 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $300 – 400
607 SPRINGFIELD ARMORY MOD 1911-MIL-SPEC S/A PISTOL: 45 ACP; 8 shot mag; 127mm (5") barrel; matt grey finish to top of slide, polished in the white to lhs, marked MIL-SPEC & SPRINGFIELD ARMORY & COMPANY trade mark to rhs; Springfield Colt type diamond grips; pistol is unfired & NIB with manuals, spare mag& trigger locks. #NM629352 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56
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$1200 – 1500
608 BERETTA MOD 92 S S/A PISTOL: 9mm; 10 shot mag; 125mm (4 7/8") barrel; g. bore; standard sights, slide address & markings; g. profiles & clear markings; vg blacked finish to alloy frame & thinning to slide & barrel; g. Beretta grips with a few marks; gwo & cond. Comes in original shipping box. #X29150Z Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
609 STURM RUGER P85 S/A PISTOL: 9mm; 10 shot mag; 114mm (4½") barrel; vg bore; standard sights, slide & frame markings; sharp profiles & markings; 98% original blacked finish remains; exc Ruger black plastic grips; gwo & exc cond. With spare mag & Ruger plastic box. #300-51291 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $300 – 450
610 PARDINI MOD.GPE S/A TARGET PISTOL: 22 short; 10 shot mag; 121mm (4¾") barrel; exc bore; standard sights & fittings; black & silver matt finish to frame & fittings; address to lhs of frame; exc orthopaedic wooden grips; pistol is "as new"; all complete with pump, spare mag, instruction manual, tools & grey carry case; gwo & exc cond. #PAO190 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $350 – 450
611 U.S. DAISY POWER LINE 717 AIR PISTOL: 177 Cal; s/shot; 245mm (9 5/8") barrel; fine bore; standard sights & receiver markings; pistol is NIB with a full blacked finish; exc wo & new cond. In its original factory box. #M.116187 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $200 – 300
612 RUGER 22/45 MKIII TARGET S/A PISTOL: 22 L.R.; 10 shot mag; 140mm (5½") round barrel; exc bore; standard sights, barrel & frame address & markings; sharp profiles & markings; pistol retains all original blacked finish; exc Ruger chequered grip; gwo & exc cond. #271-84123 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
613 STAR MODEL F. S/A R/F POCKET PISTOL: 22 Cal; 10 shot mag; 98mm (3 7/8") barrel; g. bore; standard sight; Star address & Cal markings to lhs of slide; g. profiles & clear markings; 75% original blacked finish remains with minor marks; vg Star brown chequered plastic grips; gwo & cond. #339577 C.1939 L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
614 FEG MOD PP S/A POCKET PISTOL: 7.65; 8 shot mag; 98mm (3 7/8") barrel; vg bore; standard sights; lhs of slide marked 7.65 BROWNING MADE IN HUNGARY FEG BUDAPEST; sharp profiles & markings; retaining 99% original blacked finish; exc black plastic grips; gwo & vg+ cond. #BB88086 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
615 FRENCH UNIQUE MOD BCF-66 S/A PISTOL: 32ACP; 7 shot mag; 102mm (4") barrel; g. bore; standard sights, rhs slide address & markings; vg profiles & clear markings; thinning blue finish to slide, stronger on the frame; brown chequered plastic grips with a large chip to bottom of rhs o/w gwo & cond. #851098 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $300 – 400
617 SMITH & WESSON VICTORY MODEL CONVERTED TO A TARGET HAND GUN: 38 S&W; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 102mm (4") barrel with Parker Hale ramp front sight; SMITH & WESSON to lhs of barrel’, 38 S&W CTG to rhs; English proofs to frame, barrel & cylinder; g. profiles & clear markings; 70% blue remains with most losses to cylinder; vg chequered walnut grips with lanyard loop; gwo & cond. #891706 Pre ’46 L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
618 HI-STANDARD SHARP SHOOTER S/A R/F PISTOL: 22 Cal; 10 shot mag; 140mm (5½") round barrel; g. bore; standard sights, barrel address & markings; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey finish to barrel & frame; g. original chequered wooden grips; gwo & cond. #2389776 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $350 – 500
619 TAURUS MOD 76 TARGET REVOLVER: 32 Long; single action; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") round barrel; standard sights; g. bore; vg profiles & clear markings; retaining 85% original blue finish; fitted with adjustable wooden grips; all complete; gwo & vg cond. #859566 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
620 HAMMERLI MOD.208 S/A TARGET PISTOL: 22LR; 10 shot mag; 150mm(5 7/8") barrel; g. bore; standard sights, slide address & markings; vg profiles & clear markings; thinning blue finish to all metal; vg wooden grips; gwo & cond. #G24337 Post’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $600 – 700
621 SMITH & WESSON MOD 14-2 C/F TARGET REVOLVER: 38 Special; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 127mm (5") barrel; standard sights; g. bore; Cal markings to barrel; address to rhs of frame; sharp profiles & clear markings; retaining 85% original blue finish with marks to the cylinder stops; vg adjustable wooden grips; gwo & vg cond. #K667174 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
622 WEBLEY & SCOTT MKIII BREAK OPEN TARGET PISTOL: 22 LR; s/shot; 252mm (9 7/8") barrel; g. bore; standard sights; 22 L.R. TARGET PISTOL MK III to lhs of barrel; address to lhs of frame; s/n 5849 & Trade mark to rhs of frame; vg profiles & clear markings; black matt finish to barrel; black polished finish to frame; exc brown chequered plastic grips; gwo & vg cond. #5849 Circa 1946 L/R Catalogue A56 $550 – 650
623 ARMINUS HW9 R/F REVOLVER: 22 LR; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") round barrel; g. bore; standard sights; Trade mark & HW9 to lhs of frame; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 80% original blacked finish; vg brown plastic moulded grips; gwo & cond. #103911 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $350 – 400
625 SQUIRES BINGHAM THUNDER CHIEF C/F TARGET REVOLVER: 38 Special; 6 shot fluted cylinder; 153mm (6") barrel; g. bore; standard sights & ventilated barrel rib; g. profiles & clear markings; retaining 70% orig blue finish with most losses to the frame; g. contoured wooden grips; gwo & cond. #TC-187064 Post’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $375 – 475
626 HAMMERLI MODEL 232 S/A TARGET PISTOL: 22 R.F short; 5 shot mag; 127mm (5") barrel; g. bore; standard sight, address & model to lhs of barrel; g. profiles & clear markings; black matt finish to barrel & frame with v. minor marks; vg contoured walnut grips; comes with spare mag; gwo & vg cond. #2324136 C.1946 L/R Catalogue A56 $500 – 600
627 CROSSMAN MOD 38C AIR REVOLVER: 22 Air; 6 shot cylinder; 92mm (3¾") barrel; standard sights; g. bore; no visible marking; g. profiles; with a full black finish to all metal; vg brown plastic moulded grips; gwo & cond. #163903 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $300 – 400
628 FEINWERKBAU MODEL C02 TARGET AIR PISTOL: 177 Cal; 254mm (10") barrel; g. bore; standard sights, address & markings to lhs of frame; g. profiles & clear markings; vg blacked finish to all metal, thinning on cylinder; g. orthopaedic grips; gwo & cond. #16400 Pre ’47 N/L Catalogue A56 $280 – 350
629 SMITH & WESSON MODEL 10-10 C/F REVOLVER: 38 S&W SPECIAL; 6 shots; 102mm (4") barrel; vg bore; standard sights; Trade mark to lhs of frame; S&W address to rhs; sharp profiles, clear address & markings; retaining 97% original blue finish with slight drag mark to cylinder, muzzle wear & a couple of minor marks; case colours to trigger & hammer; exc S&W walnut grips; gwo & exc cond. Come in its original cardboard shipping box. #BRU9371 Post ’47 L/R Catalogue A56 $450 – 500
630 N.S.W. ISSUE CALISHER & TERRY CAPPING BREECH LOADING CARBINE: 30 bore; s/shot; 21.5” barrel; vg bore; standard sights & fittings; CALISHER & TERRY MAKERS TO H.M. WAR DEPARTMENT to barrel; borderline engraved lock marked CALISHER & TERRY LONDON; plain steel t/guard & furniture; g. profiles & clear markings P235 engraved to butt tang; plum finish to barrel, fittings & furniture; N.S.W. 45 stamped to rhs of butt; g. stock with minor marks; complete with rod; gwo & vg cond. C.1860 5585 N/L Catalogue A56
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$1800 – 2000
631 WESTLEY RICHARDS MONKEY TAIL CAPPING BREECH LOADING CARBINE: 450 Cal; 25¼” barrel; f. bore; std sights & fittings; WHITWORTH Patent to the breech; action marked MANUFACTURED BY WESTLEY RICHARDS; lock marked 1876 within a diamond & WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO; plain steel t/guard & furniture; vg profiles & clear markings; plum patina to barrel, breech, fittings & furniture; g. stock with a tiger stripe appearance to forend & butt stock; butt stock has a couple of heavy storage marks to rhs of butt; all complete; gwo & vg cond. Of the type used by the Victoria Police against the Kelly gang. N/L Catalogue A56
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$1600 – 1800
632 MANTON LONDON D/B PERCUSSION GOOSE GUN: 6G; 40” barrel, LONDON TWIST inscribed to top rib; f bores; borderline & foliate engraved locks inscribed MANTON; t/guard & hammers engraved ensuite; g. profiles, clear markings & engraving; light brown patina to barrels & furniture; light grey to lock & fitting; g. original stock with chequered wrist & fine aged crack from the heel of the lock to the t/guard finial & a v.fine aged crack from the barrel tang to the heel of lh lock plate; rhs of butt fitted with a hinged cap box with a foliate engraved German silver surround; all complete; gwo & cond. C.1840 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2500 – 3000
633 I.HOLLIS & SONS PERCUSSION D/B FOWLER: 12G; 30” barrels; fair bores; foliate engraving to locks, hammers & t/guard; wear to profiles & engraving; re-blacked finish to barrels, locks, t/guard & furniture; g. stock with minor marks; complete with rod; gwo & f to g cond. C.1860 N/L Catalogue A56 $400 – 500
634 SWEDISH MODEL 1870 BREECH LOADING SERVICE RIFLE: 12.17x44R Cal; 33” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & fittings; rhs of action marked with Swedish Crown & 1870; g. profiles & clear markings; blue/grey patina to barrel, action & fittings; 1st barrel band a replacement; g. stock with minor marks; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A56 $700 – 800
635 N.S.W. COLONIAL ISSUE 1853 PATTERN 3 BAND ENFIELD PERCUSSION RIFLE: 577 Cal; 39” barrel; standard sights & fittings; lock marked V.R. ROYAL CYPHER ENFIELD 1858; mellow brass t/guard marked N.S.W., butt plate A200; g. profiles, wear to lock markings; blue/grey finish to barrel, lock & fittings; g. stock with GSá to rhs of butt; v.fine aged crack to rhs of wrist; complete with rod; gwo & cond. 1858 #234 N/L Catalogue A56
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$1200 – 1400
636 JAPANESE MATCHLOCK GUN: 38 bore; 27¼” heavy octagonal barrel; p. bore; front sight a replacement, standard rear platform sight; Japanese characters to the breech; brass lock & external main spring & match holder; blossom form brass pin escutcheons; g. profiles & markings; silver grey finish to barrel, mellow finish to brass furniture & lock fittings; g. cherry wood full stock; all complete with rod; wo & vg cond. Circa 1720 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1200 – 1600
637 BRITISH TOWER PERCUSSION MUSKET SMOOTH BORE GUN: converted to 15 bore; 26.75” round barrel, bead front sight; lock marked V.R. ROYAL CYPHER TOWER 1852; replaced brass t/guard & butt plate; g. profiles; wear to lock markings; grey finish to barrel, lock & fittings; g. stock with chequered wrist & forend; gwo & cond. C.1852 N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$400 – 500
638 COLONIAL ISSUE TOWER 1853 PATTERN RIFLED PERCUSSION MUSKET: 577 Cal; 39” barrel; f to g bore that would grade up; standard sights & fittings; lock marked with ROYAL CYPHER, TOWER 1860; brass t/guard & furniture with butt tang inscribed V.V. C306; vg profiles & clear markings; thinning original blue finish to barrel; silver grey to barrel bands & lock plate; mellow to furniture; g. stock with moderate bruising; all complete; including snap cap & chain & matching ramrod; gwo & vg cond. N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1500 – 1800
639 COLONIAL ISSUE TOWER LANCASTER VOLUNTEER PERCUSSION RIFLE: 577 Cal; 31.75” barrel; p. bore; standard sights & fittings; lock marked VR & ROYAL CYPHR. TOWER 1860; brass t/guard & furniture; butt tang inscribed V.V. B 58; g. profiles & clear markings; grey/plum finish to barrel, grey to bands, lock & fittings; mellow to brass furniture; g. original stock with moderate bruising; all complete with swivels & rod; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$1300 – 1500
640 BRITISH TOWER 1839 PERCUSSION MUSKET converted from a British Model 1835 flintlock musket: 750 smooth bore; f. bore; 39” barrel; lock marked V.R. ROYAL CYPHER TOWER; g. profiles & clear markings; mellow finish to brass t/guard & furniture; blue/plum finish to barrel; g. original stock with minor bruising; complete with swivels & rod; gwo & vg cond. N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$2000 – 2500
641 SNIDER SPORTING RIFLE by SAMUEL MARSON: 577 Cal; s/shot; 27” barrel with SAMUEL MARSON MAKER to the top; standard sights; MKIII breech & barrel tang; foliate engraving to lock; steel pineapple finial t/guard & furniture; g. profiles, clear engraving & barrel address; plum finish to barrel, blue/grey to breech, lock, t/guard & fittings; f to g stock with chequered pistol grip & forend, repair to butt near butt plate; complete with rod; gwo & cond. N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$850 – 1100
642 REMINGTON ROLLING BLOCK BREECH LOADING RIFLE: 43 Spanish; s/shot; 33” barrel; vg bore; Remington address & Patent dates to tang; sharp profiles, clear address & patent dates; retaining 95% original military finish to all metal; g. stock with moderate & minor bruising; all complete with rod; gwo & vg cond. N/L Catalogue A56
Catalogue A56
$850 – 1100
643 N.S.W. GOVT ISSUE ALEXANDER HENRY BREECH LOADING VOLUNTEER RIFLE: 450 Cal; s/shot; 33.2” barrel; g. bore; standard sights & bayonet stud to the first band; light brown patina to barrel, action & furniture; g. stock with N.S.W. GOVT C75 to rhs of butt; no rod; gwo & cond. #C75 N/L Catalogue A56 $1600 – 2000
644 U.S. SHARPS NEW MODEL 1863 B/LOADING CAVALRY CARBINE: 52 Cal; 20” round barrel; standard sights; f to g bore; Model to rear top of barrel & maker on the lock etc; g. profiles & markings; light brown patina to barrel action & fittings; g. stock & forend, no patch box to butt; all complete; gwo & cond. # C23138 N/L Catalogue A56 $1800 – 2200